On its Eleventh Plenary session on 04 June in Brussels, the EDPB adopted a final version of the Guidelines on Codes of Conduct, that should further act as a clear framework for all competent supervisory authorities, the Board and the European Commission to evaluate codes of conduct in a consistent manner and to streamline the procedures involved in the assessment process.
An Annex to the Guidelines on Accreditation was also adopted. Its aim is to help national authorities and accreditation bodies establish a consistent and harmonized baseline for the accreditation of certification bodies that issue certification in accordance with the GDPR.
The EDPB also adopted an Annex to the Guidelines on Certification, that identifies topics that data protection supervisory authorities and the EDPB will consider for the approval of certification criteria for a certification mechanism.